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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE13878 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Placunopsis propediscus Graham
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Placunopsis propediscus Graham

Registration No. GSE13878
Collector No name given.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Roof of Index Limestone - Namurian E2. 1" 23 @ depth of 462.2m. Bh No: NS 83 SE/19.
Country Scotland
Locality Happendon Wood No 1 Bore - Douglas - Lanarkshire.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Index Limestone (Scotland)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pendleian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (328 – 329 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Serpukhovian Age ]


Graham GK 1988 Scottish Journal of Geology Vol 24 Part 3 Fig 1C

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